Eva Kretsinger-Walters

Eva is passionate about the arts, earth and spending time outdoors. During high school, Eva was involved in online student journalism, political artwork for the United Nations and presenting at Luxembourg City's Global Issues Network. This year in Ecuador, Eva hopes to shift her mental landscape from its tunnel-vision academic drive and rather reflect on other elements that make life worthwhile. She hopes to become proficient in Spanish, learn to cook with her host family and produce lots of art and writing. A quote that encourages her a lot is 'on their deathbed, no one wishes they'd spent more time in the office.'


a day of fateful protests

It seemed as if the sun awoke from a slumber today, and alarmed by its neglect these past few days, determined to overcompensate. Which is to say, today was brutally, stiflingly hot, a heat unique to the sierras, the result of literally being closer to the sun. And this heat coincided with a series of…

06 October, 2019

A Final Goodbye

It is often that case that, on the brink of an epiphany, I discover – to perhaps a greater shock – that I have already been living this newly discovered truth, deep inside me and imperceptible in any tangible form. And thus, when I finally understood that I would never again return to Geneva, I…

05 October, 2019

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Eva Kretsinger-Walters